Recommended Academic Plan for Immunology and Infectious Disease (IID) Commonwealth Campuses

Effective Date: Summer 2014

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
First Year SeminarNotes for: First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar

For campuses that do not require a first year seminar and offer an alternative first year engagement plan, this first year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation (124.0) which may require the student to take an additional elective.
1-2
BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 16-17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
BIOL 220W (GN) Biology: Populations and CommunitiesNotes for: BIOL 220W

BIOL 220W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry IINotes for: CHEM 113

CHEM 113

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry IINotes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 18

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 230W (GN) Biology: Molecules and CellsNotes for: BIOL 230W

BIOL 230W

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
PHYS 250 (GN) Introductory Physics INotes for: PHYS 250

PHYS 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
3
1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
PHYS 251 (GN) Introductory Physics IINotes for: PHYS 251

PHYS 251

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
2
MICRB 201 Introductory MicrobiologyNotes for: MICRB 201

MICRB 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of OrganismsNotes for: BIOL 240W

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
1.5
Total credits 17.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
B M B 401 General BiochemistryNotes for: B M B 401

B M B 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MICRB 410 Principles of ImmunologyNotes for: MICRB 410

MICRB 410

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
STAT 240 Introduction to Biometry Notes for: STAT 240

STAT 240

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 Introduction to Biostatistics Notes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
MICRB 202 Introductory Microbiology LaboratoryNotes for: MICRB 202

MICRB 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Elective or Supporting CourseNotes for: Elective or Supporting Course

Elective or Supporting Course

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 17-18

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
B M B 402 General Biochemistry Notes for: B M B 402

B M B 402

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
VB SC 444 Epidemiology of Infectious DiseasesNotes for: VB SC 444

VB SC 444

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BB H 440 Principles of EpidemiologyNotes for: BB H 440

BB H 440

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Elective or Supporting CourseNotes for: Elective or Supporting Course

Elective or Supporting Course

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
VB SC 435 Viral PathogenesisNotes for: VB SC 435

VB SC 435

Students will need to select two courses from the following list: VB SC 435 (2); VB SC 445 (3); VB SC 451 (3) in order to fulfill the 5-6 credit requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or VB SC 445 Molecular Epidemiology of DiseasesNotes for: VB SC 445

VB SC 445

Students will need to select two courses from the following list: VB SC 435 (2); VB SC 445 (3); VB SC 451 (3) in order to fulfill the 5-6 credit requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or VB SC 451 Immunotoxicology of Drugs and ChemicalsNotes for: VB SC 451

VB SC 451

Students will need to select two courses from the following list: VB SC 435 (2); VB SC 445 (3); VB SC 451 (3) in order to fulfill the 5-6 credit requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5-6
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Elective or Supporting CoursesNotes for: Elective or Supporting Courses

Elective or Supporting Courses

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
6
Total credits 14-15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
VB SC 418 Bacterial PathogenesisNotes for: VB SC 418

VB SC 418

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
VB SC 432 Advanced Immunology: Signaling in the Immune SystemNotes for: VB SC 432

VB SC 432

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
VB SC 448W Current Topics in ImmunologyNotes for: VB SC 448W

VB SC 448W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective or Supporting CoursesNotes for: Elective or Supporting Courses

Elective or Supporting Courses

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 14

Additional Notes

Program Notes: 

University General Education requirements include 18 credits of humanities (GH), arts (GA), and social sciences (GS) which can be distributed into 6 credits for each category or 3, 6, and 9 credits into each category. General Education requirements also include 3 credits of health and physical activity (GHA) courses, which are typically 1.5 credits each. Students must also take one course with a (US) and one course with a (IL) designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GA or GS courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.

 

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning. 

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

First Year Seminar
For campuses that do not require a first year seminar and offer an alternative first year engagement plan, this first year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation (124.0) which may require the student to take an additional elective.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Elective or Supporting Course
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Elective or Supporting Course
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
VB SC 435
Students will need to select two courses from the following list: VB SC 435 (2); VB SC 445 (3); VB SC 451 (3) in order to fulfill the 5-6 credit requirement.
VB SC 445
Students will need to select two courses from the following list: VB SC 435 (2); VB SC 445 (3); VB SC 451 (3) in order to fulfill the 5-6 credit requirement.
VB SC 451
Students will need to select two courses from the following list: VB SC 435 (2); VB SC 445 (3); VB SC 451 (3) in order to fulfill the 5-6 credit requirement.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Elective or Supporting Courses
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
Elective or Supporting Courses
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (all of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)